Lexington, NC -- Deputies with Davidson County Sheriff's Office said a man assaulted his mother with a curtain rod.
Deputies were called to a home on Remer Regan Road for an assault on an elderly female call. According to investigators, the 75-year-old woman's son assaulted her by beating her with a wooden curtain rod.
The victim's son David Allen Hughes, 46, was arrested and charged with: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, two counts of Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Government Official and Malicious Conduct by a Prisoner.
He was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.